Author: Allyson Katz '22, Clare Meyer '22, Martina Kiewek '22, Sam Zimmer '23

Week 28: The Filibuster

February 2, 2021

In the wake of the election, there has been intense debate around whether or not to do away with the filibuster in the Senate. The filibuster is when a minority (41%) of senators block the vote on legislation.

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Week 23: Inequities of the Pandemic for People with Disabilities:

December 6, 2020

This past Thursday, December 3rd, was International Day for People with Disabilities. First introduced in 1992 by the UN General Assembly, the day aims to recognize and further promote the rights and well-being of people with disabilities on an international level by increasing the awareness of their situations in political, social, economic, and cultural life.

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When in France…

May 8, 2020

Wandering through a French cathedral on your way to get a hot chocolate at an outdoor café with your best friends is the solution to all of life’s problems. I’m not religious, but I’ll admit there’s something special about Cathedrale St. Gatien in Tours, France.

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Call it Wonderful: New Yorker Stories

April 17, 2020

Wonderful Town, a collection of essays from The New Yorker magazine, assembled by the current editor David Remnick, was nothing short of wonderful.

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